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One of the big attractions down the shore in September is the Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Beach Volleyball, Good Old Days Festival and Fall Funfest By The Bay

After Labor Day weekend things don’t slow down — not even for a second — on Absecon Island. The first weekend after the holiday, the pros from a popular summer sport come to Atlantic City.

09/02/2014

Lucy the Elephant in Margate. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Margate’s Lucy The Elephant To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the massive, landmark elephant statue in Margate will have an “elephant sized amount of water” poured over her head.

08/27/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mardi Gras AC, Armed Forces Salute and The Largest East Coast Air Show

A few days after Blake Shelton performs a free concert on the Atlantic City beach, Jeff Guaracino with the Atlantic City Alliance says another big name in the music industry will do the same to kick off August.

08/09/2014

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Orr At The Shore: High Above Margate

CBS 3 Meteorologist Kathy Orr climbs to the top of Margate’s most famous landmark.

07/08/2014

A movie will be shown behind Lucy the Elephant in Margate each week as part of Thrilling Thursday. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition

The Shore Thing: Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition – Absecon Island in July.

07/05/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’

The Shore Thing: Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’ – Absecon Island in June.

05/30/2014

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Margate Citizens Divided On Proposed Dune Project

A group called Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project is challenging the notion that one dune fits all along the Jersey Shore.

09/24/2013

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Orr At The Shore: Margate, NJ

MARGATE, N.J., (CBS) – Kate Bilo reports from Margate, NJ in this special installation of “Orr at the Shore.” Kate shows us how people are dealing with the excessive heat at the beach. Kate is […]

07/18/2013

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Cleanup Underway After Heavy Rain Causes Flooding In Shore Towns

The barrier island of Margate looked a lot different Tuesday. Morning and afternoon storms flooded many of the lower lying streets, turning different blocks into their own islands.

06/18/2013

Credit: Matt Wargo

Margate Landmark Sells T-Shirts To Help With Disaster Relief

With luck and the help of dedicated volunteers, a beloved Jersey Shore landmark withstood Hurricane Sandy. Now, that landmark is reopening, with a new initiative to raise money for nearby storm victims.

11/09/2012

(credit: Lt. Woody Ferry, Ventnor Beach Patrol; tag designed by Ventnor beach patrol captain Gary Howarth.)

Odd Image On Ventnor-Margate Beach Tag Has Meaning

If you’re headed to Ventnor or Margate for the holiday, you may be surprised by the picture on their beach tag. It’s a drawing of a white-tailed deer.

07/03/2012

(Credit: Jericka Duncan)

Two People Are Dead After Early Morning House Fire Down The Shore

Firefighters responded to a call in Margate, New Jersey early Saturday morning. Two people were found dead.

01/07/2012

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Officials: 76,000 Individuals Evacuated From Areas In Atlantic County

The Atlantic County Office of Emergency Preparedness reports that approximately 76,000 individuals have been evacuated from the areas of the county included under order of mandatory evacuation.

08/28/2011

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Lightning Strikes Twice For Margate’s ‘Lucy The Elephant’

Who says lightning never strikes twice in the same place? Certainly not Lucy the Elephant.

07/06/2011

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